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RFEA MARKS 135TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW MILITARY WOMEN PROGRAMME
RFEA MARKS 135TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW MILITARY WOMEN PROGRAMME
NEWS

RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity, which is currently celebrating its 135th birthday, is launching Military Women, a brand-new programme which aims to boost meaningful employment opportunities amongst female veterans.

NEW COLLEGE DURHAM SHORTLISTED FOR TWO AAT AWARDS
NEW COLLEGE DURHAM SHORTLISTED FOR TWO AAT AWARDS
NEWS

New College Durham are proud to have been shortlisted for Tutor of the Year and Student of the Year at the AAT Training Provider Awards 2020. The College is the only provider in the north of England to have made the shortlist.

Tavcom Training adds to its Portfolio of Internationally Recognised Accredited Courses
Tavcom Training adds to its Portfolio of Internationally Recognised Accredited Courses
NEWS

HAMPSHIRE, UK, 11th June 2020 – Tavcom Training, part of Linx International Group - the world’s leading provider of accredited security systems training courses has announced that its popular distance learning course CCTV over IP Networking has been awarded a BTEC Level 3 accreditation by Pearson.

North East Institute of Technology Announcement
North East Institute of Technology Announcement
NEWS

Students in the North East will have a clear route to technical employment with the launch of the region’s new Institute of Technology. Following their successful bid in 2019, New College Durham has now been awarded their licence to operate as an Institute of Technology. The Institute is one of only twelve across the country.

Fitness Education business co-creates free digital fitness platform for NHS staff
Fitness Education business co-creates free digital fitness platform for NHS staff
NEWS

Leading Fitness Education Company Study Active has united with other leading leisure industry partners, fibodo and Active IQ to create #DoingOurBit – a free, bespoke online fitness platform for NHS staff.

ARTIST AIMS TO RAISE £2,000 FOR SSAFA
ARTIST AIMS TO RAISE £2,000 FOR SSAFA
NEWS

An artist has decided to raise £2,000 for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity after she began drawing during the Covid-19 lockdown.

BuildForce Veterans pre-employment modules
BuildForce Veterans pre-employment modules
NEWS

​A series of online mini-modules has been developed by University College of Estate Management (UCEM) for Buildforce as part of the CITB’s Pathways into construction programme focusing on Veterans.

An MBA course designed for military leaders
An MBA course designed for military leaders
NEWS

For many of us the current pandemic brings so much uncertainty that our lives have been put on hold. Despite all that going on though, you can still take your future career plans forward.

WHY NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO QUALIFY AS A PERSONAL TRAINER
WHY NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO QUALIFY AS A PERSONAL TRAINER
NEWS

A recent consumer survey has revealed, three quarters of adults (76 per cent) want to improve their fitness and wellbeing when they exit lockdown. This presents a huge opportunity for qualified fitness professionals.

RAF VETERAN CLIMBS UK & IRELAND’S HIGHEST PEAKS AT HOME  FOR ARMED FORCES CHARITY
RAF VETERAN CLIMBS UK & IRELAND’S HIGHEST PEAKS AT HOME FOR ARMED FORCES CHARITY
NEWS

An RAF veteran has taken on the challenge of climbing the equivalent of the UK and Ireland’s highest peaks to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

Combat Stress and RFEA in partnership with Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund
Combat Stress and RFEA in partnership with Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund
NEWS

Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund will be collaborating with veteran’s mental health charity Combat Stress and RFEA - The Forces Employment Charity in a three-year partnership to improve the transition to civilian life for veterans and their families.

BFBS Launches ‘Forces Voices’ Creativity Competition
BFBS Launches ‘Forces Voices’ Creativity Competition
NEWS

BFBS launches ‘Forces Voices’ creativity competition to get families to share their ‘stay home’ creative masterpieces and be in with the chance of winning £500 worth of Amazon vouchers.

Landmarc and UK Connect help troops stay connected
Landmarc and UK Connect help troops stay connected
NEWS

Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) and UK Connect have worked in partnership to enable vital broadband provision at the Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s (DIO) Halton Training Camp, a key asset in the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Covid-19 strategic response.

CNet Training receives Bronze-level Employer Recognition Award
CNet Training receives Bronze-level Employer Recognition Award
NEWS

CNet Training, the global leader in technical education for the digital infrastructure industry, has received the Bronze Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) …

We’ll Meet Again Some Sunny Day
We’ll Meet Again Some Sunny Day
NEWS

Katherine Jenkins OBE Performs At The Royal Albert Hall, Bringing The Country Together for VE Day 75

VE Day Anniversary Blackpool pays tribute
VE Day Anniversary Blackpool pays tribute
NEWS

The nation’s favourite holiday resort is paying its own special tributes to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

Super Yacht industry news from YPI Crew
Super Yacht industry news from YPI Crew
NEWS

​The super yacht industry appears to be sailing calmly through the choppy waters of coronavirus …

Life in lockdown at Lockforce
Life in lockdown at Lockforce
NEWS

As emergency locksmiths we are fortunate to be in an industry that is still in demand. Door and window locks don’t care about the lockdown so we are still receiving calls and the guys are helping to “Keep You Safe”.

Free careers and training advice service and an extensive variety of courses
Free careers and training advice service and an extensive variety of courses
NEWS

Animal Courses Direct is open for business during the Covid lockdown. We continue to offer a free careers and training advice service and an extensive variety of courses designed to enhance employment prospects working with animals.

Unlock your potential during lockdown
Unlock your potential during lockdown
ARTICLES

Advice from RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity on how to keep your job search on track during the COVID-19 pandemic …

Training Courses See all

Jelen Premier Wildlife Services | Deer Management
Jelen Premier Wildlife Services are the providers of the largest range of deer-related training courses in Europe, and one of the few Deer Control & Husbandry training providers in the country approved by LANTRA
South West
Skills4Stem Ltd | Administration
Skills4Stem is a Global Training Provider with a focus on providing international technical qualifications in Construction, Engineering and Project Management.
International, Nationwide
The University of Edinburgh | Education & Training
The University of Edinburgh offers a range of online courses that can be a valuable resource for academic skills and personal development. Explore our free short online courses, which are available to all or our portfolio of postgraduate online learning opportunities.
International, Nationwide
Wessex Business School | Management and Leadership
Maximise the benefits of your experience and training To succeed, businesses need leaders who bring new perspectives, new thinking and new ideas. Leaders who have the skills and knowledge to manage in an uncertain world and challenge convention.
Nationwide
Deltar Training Solutions | Management and Leadership
Deltar-TS training courses have been built on the experience gained in managing complex security operations across the world. We understand the value of effective training and accredited certification, and are committed to opening the door to professional development to anyone and everyone who shares the appreciation of the benefit that internationally accredited training can bring, on both a personal and professional basis.
International, Nationwide

Latest Jobs See all

BAE Systems Saudi Arabia | AviationDefence StudiesEngineering - Electrical / ElectronicEngineering - Mechanical
When you’re considering working and living in Saudi Arabia, we appreciate that you’ll be taking all kinds of factors into account. The anticipation of discovering a new way of life is exciting and probably prompts many questions. BAE Systems has been present in Saudi Arabia for over 50 years. Over that time, we have successfully relocated many employees and we would like to give you a flavour of what they’ve experienced.
BAE Systems Saudi Arabia
Diversey - TASKI Technical Support Engineer​ | Facilities Management Health Care and Nursing Motor IndustryRetail
This role sits within the Technical Customer Services and you will be responsible for the service and repair of floorcare machines and associated floorcare equipment within defined OTIF and First time Fix targets and to the Customer’s satisfaction.
Diversey - TASKI Technical Support Engineer​
Bulldog Publishing Sales Exec | Sales
Bulldog Publishing Ltd has been established for over 20 years, with the sole purpose of providing forces leavers and serving personnel with up to date and accurate information on education, resettlement, and recruitment. Our market leading publications are well respected within the military community, and our readers play an active part in providing us with the feedback that keeps us at the forefront of military publishing.
Bulldog Publishing Media Sales Exec
Transport For London (TFL) | Transport & LogisticsTransport Management
The Compliance, Policing and On-street Services (CPOS) Directorate delivers integrated pan-TfL enforcement, compliance, policing, security and community safety functions in support of our transport priorities. We provide uniformed services across TfL, be it one of our circa 2,500 police officers or our own uniformed officers, we lead on workplace violence and aggression ensuring a pan modal approach to ensure our network is safe, and to support and look after our people who work in some of the most challenging environments
Transport For London
Mid Level Java Developer | Computing & IT
We are looking for a focus purely on Java skills - we need to make sure they have commercial experience and evidence of what they have done in their previous role.

University See all

Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London | Distance Learning
The Blizard Institute is home to a lively postgraduate community, and its Postgraduate Taught (PGT) programmes are led by experts and informed by the latest research. We offer courses both in-house and through Distance Learning, with The Blizard Institute having the largest proportion of distance learning courses found within Queen Mary University of London. We have a wide range of PGT courses run by several of our Centres within the Blizard, which focus on knowledge, theory, research methodology and practical application.
Greater London
University of Worcester | Coaching & Mentoring
The University of Worcester has a proven record of excellence in the field of sport and exercise science, with plenty to offer anyone who has an enthusiasm for sport, exercise and health.
West Midlands
Edinburgh Business School | Accountancy & Book Keeping
Edinburgh Business School is the School of Business of Heriot-Watt University. We have been delivering postgraduate management education to our students for over 25 years.
International, Scotland
Wiltshire College & University Centre | Health & Safety
Wiltshire College and University Centre has a long association with the military and is a proud supporter of the Armed Forces Covenant.
South West
University College of Estate Management | Construction
UCEM is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment, with over 95 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities. At any one time, we have more than 3,500 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from our qualifications taught by tutors with extensive industry experience.
International